March 1996 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 17 "Bus Stop" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • Mar 17 "Getting Away With Murder" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 17 performances
  • Mar 20 "Love Thy Neighbor" opens at Booth Theater NYC
  • Mar 21 "Night of the Iguana" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • Mar 27 "State Fair" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 118 performances
  • Mar 28 "Seven Guitars" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
  • Mar 29 10th Soul Train Music Awards: Patti Labelle, Boyz II Men
  • Mar 31 "Getting Away With Murder" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 17 performances
  • Mar 31 "A Midsummer Night's Dream" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 66 performances

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 6 Herb Hall, American jazz clarinetist and saxophonist, dies at 88
  • Mar 8 Paul Lewis Harrhy, actor/opera singer (Intelligence Park), dies at 38
  • Mar 9 George Burns, American comedian, actor and singer (Burns and Allen), dies at 100
  • Mar 15 Olga Rudge, American-born concert violinist, dies at 100
  • Mar 16 Joseph Lee Pope, singer, dies at 62
  • Mar 17 Terry Stafford, American singer (b. 1941)
  • Mar 19 Christopher Headington, English composer, musicologist and pianist, dies at 65
  • Mar 20 Alan Ridout, English composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 22 Don Murray, American drummer (The Turtles), dies from post-operative complications at 50
  • Mar 23 Jay D. Miller, record producer, dies at 73
  • Mar 24 Maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66
  • Mar 31 Jeffrey Lee Pierce, musician, dies at 37